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Appleby to open in Shanghai

CML’s Ben Cooper was interviewed on RTHK last night on Newswrap – Hong Kong’s leading current affairs radio program. Forming an expert panel alongside the Minister for Trade and the Head of the Unions, Ben was interviewed about the recent job cuts at HSBC and the effect on financial services recruitment. To listen to the interview go to: http://podcast.rthk.org.hk/podcast/item.php?pid=83

CML’s Ben Cooper is being interviewed this evening by Terry Nealon on Radio 3 RTHK – Hong Kong’s most popular English language news show. The conversation will centre on the recent anouncement of redundancies at HSBC in Hong Kong and is also likely to cover the employment market within investment banking and financial services in general.

Having successfully placed a number of senior lawyers in the past year, CML’s legal executive search team has been instructed on a number of exclusive mandates for Director level roles and above. If you are interested in discussing a potential mandate or if you are a senior lawyer looking for a unique managerial position please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Despite an increase in debt capital markets activity and a greater appetite for both RMB and US Dollar bonds, there is still some fear in the market place.

A continued increase in trade, combined with a small number of lawyers wth the pre-requisite skill-set, has led to a number of high-profile banks and commodities trading companies struggling to find legal talent in the commodities area.

Please see below a picture of Ben Cooper, Vice President of CML, and Su Shan Chan, General Counsel of Singtel – winners of the best in-house team of the year. Picture courtesy of ALB and Thomson Reuters.

CML were once again invited to sponsor the ALB Law Awards Friday evening and once again the night was a resounding success. Ben, Eunice, Xavier and Jen attended the event at the end of a few days of client and candidate meetings in Singapore. We are all working on a number of interesting opportunities and it was great to meet with our clients and candidates in both formal and informal environments.

CML has once again been invited to present the ALB South-East Asia Law Awards in Singapore.

The need for compliance professionals is increasing all the time and is set to increase further. Compliance officers fulfil a range of roles, both very product specific; for example equity derivatives compliance, or more general; for example central or control room compliance